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tie-break

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Tennis a method of deciding quickly the result of a set drawn at six-all, usually involving the playing of one deciding game for the best of twelve points in which the service changes after every two points
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The best Welsh result for England in this case would be a draw, which would keep England in second place ahead of Wales thanks to Thursday's win acting as a tie-breaker.
In the tie-breaker, however, Hamriya XI prevailed over RST Legend for a 5-4 victory.
However Yasir's strong service proved took hot for Nomi Qamar to handle and he almost conceded 10-0 without winning a single points in the tie-breaker.
Two wins will make sure of a semi-final place while one win would at least guarantee a tie-breaker.
Both teams then found themselves locked on 131 points after 30 events, before Team USA won in a tie-breaker, with Halsall part of the European relay team who just missed out.
In the event of a tie, a tie-breaker round will be implemented.
But Bopanna and Ram dug in well and broke back in the tenth to bring themselves back on to level terms, before the Indo-American duo took the tie-breaker 7-2 to enforce the deciding match tie-breaker.
The pair of Norris and Rittmann set the tie-breaker record by beating Francois Smit and Basson Engelbrecht 18-16, who also played three of their five matches as tie-breaker sets.
The second set was an even tighter affair in which the two players could not be separated and so a tie-breaker was needed to decide the outcome.
Murray took out the match 7-5 6-7 6-2 7-6, with the final set going down to a tie-breaker, but the 25 year old persevered and was always looked to hold in the advantage against his opponent as he won 6-4.
The 23-year-old, whose base price was 100,000 dollars, went to Chennai after the tie-breaker clause was invoked when two teams-CSK and Deccan Chargers-bid the maximum (USD two million) for the Saurashtra player.
I was thinking about the tie-breaker and thinking he had the throw in the next leg.